Key figures on vocational education and training in Finland
The mission of vocational education and training (VET) in Finland is to provide high-quality and relevant education and training for all learners, be they young school-leavers or adults. Continuous efforts are made to raise national standards of vocational competence, foster the skills required in the workplace, provide learners with the prerequisites for continuous learning and maintain vocational education and training as an attractive option.
This report gives an overview of Finnish VET and provides information on the its structure and contents, as well as student and teaching staff numbers, the course of VET studies, and the transition from VET to further education and work. The report describes the Finnish VET system in the light of basic statistical data including comparisons at general level with OECD, other Nordic countries and Estonia.
A brochure based on the report is also available: Finnish VET in Facts and Figures